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News round up and Dates

10 months ago By Gwilym Lewis

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Time for another round up before the News Department gets overwhelmed (again).

1st a quick look back: As well as success on the rugby field, beating our old rivals the Gladiators, there have been a number of off field goings on.

12 January Saw the launch of Sport Wales consultation – My Welsh Sport #mywelshsport a series of events across Wales looking at how to encourage more people into sport. The 1st speakers were Richard Evans and Gwilym Lewis representing the Llanelli Warriors and you can see them in this video HERE

On January 14th after the match with the Swansea Gladiators we had the honour of presenting the Swansea Gladiators with the ARI Shield for their performances in 2016/17. The Gladiators showed what can be achieved, playing 25 matches as well as some tournaments across the season.
Congratulations to them, rest assured we hope to regain the trophy.

The club was well represented at the funeral of David Evans, the former prop laid to rest at Ferryside. Nice to see a photo of him playing for the Warriors on the order of service.

We have held the 1st Discos and curry nights of the year and they were both again successful. We would like to thank all who came along and supported these events. The next disco is on Valentine’s day! Other dates are listed below

Please also note that we will have been given a slot for regular shows at the Selwyn Samuel Centre in Llanelli. We have the dates and more details nearer the time.

Last night (Friday) Gwilym represented the Warriors when he was invited as a guest of the WRU at the Disability Sport Wales Awards dinner. An inspiring evening it was also a good opportunity for networking, look out for some guest appearances at training. Thanks to Greg Woods of the WRU for the invite.

We have now finalised our fixtures for across the 6 Nations period:

Sat Feb 3
Wales v Scotland
Feb 9-11
London Welsh TOUR
England v Wales
Sat Feb 24
Primary Ed Match
Burry Port
Ireland v Wales
Sun Mar 11
Cefneithin Match
Wales v Italy
Sat March 17
Rhiwbina Match
Wales v France

A first visit to Ferryside is followed by tour, a trip to London Welsh RFC which promises to be a massive day out. The London Welsh side we play is set to feature former Ospreys stalwart Cai Griffiths while the Charitable XV V London Welsh XV match will have a host of famous names.

Check out the video HERE

Check out details of the day HERE

London Welsh preparations HERE

Then one of the season highlights - a trip to Cefneithin, Trinity students coming to Burry Port and a 1st fixture with Rhiwbina on Super Saturday

Membership is now due and this season’s members t shirt has been released, check the attached album.

Burry Port are holding a series of fundraising events as they look to "Buy Our Club"HERE which includes a Stars in Their Eyes night (Sunday 31st March) in which the Warriors will be entering an act - any ideas please let us know.

Finally back in the summer, Warriors sponsor Roy RDH Davies donated the club’s jerseys to our Samoan opponents and agreed to replace them this season so we are now looking for additional sponsors for this kit. We are very pleased to announce that alongside Roy Davies Haulage, SHUFFELBOTTOMS of Cross Hands have come onboard as main sponsors. Welcome to the Warriors family. Please support Shufflebottoms and all our sponsors whenever you can and if you know of anyone who wants to sponsor the Warriors PLEASE get in touch

Still to be decided: A special match in the summer featuring some famous rugby names. The date for the Warriors 7s and the final date for the 3rd leg of the Origin Cup.

So all the dates are in the table below, please publicise and support where possible. The club continues to be an exciting place to be and continues to make a huge difference through rugby

Llanelli Warriors Diary Dates
Date Event Venue Notes
02/03/18 Ferryside Ferryside Wales v Scotland
Feb 9-11 London Welsh TOUR London England v Wales
02/14/18 Disco Felinfoel
02/24/18 Primary Ed Match Burry Port Wales v Ireland
03/11/18 Cefneithin Match Cefneithin Wales v Italy
03/14/18 Disco Felinfoel
03/17/18 Rhiwbina Match Cardiff Wales v France
03/23/18 Show Selwyn Samuel
03/31/18 Match TBC "BP Stars in eyes" show
Qtr Finals Euro Cup"
Wed April 11th Disco Felinfoel
04/14/18 Cardiff Chiefs Cardiff Judgement Day
04/21/22 Semi Final Euro Cup
04/28/18 Question & Answer Memorial Hall? Last League matches
May 5/6/7 BP Juniors festival
05/09/18 Disco Felinfoel
05/12/18 BP Cycle Euro Final
05/19/18 Scarlets Plate
May Curry
06/02/18 Wales v SA
06/09/18 Wales v Arg
06/11/18 Disco Felinfoel
06/16/18 Wales v Arg
06/23/18 Presentation Night Selwyn Samuel
07/11/18 Disco Felinfoel
July Tour Bradford
08/08/18 Disco
Aug Curry
Wed Sept 12 Disco Felinfoel
Sept 21 Show Selwyn Samuel
10/10/18 Disco Felinfoel
10/20/18 Annual Gala Dinner Selwyn Samuel
11/14/18 Disco Felinfoel
Nov Curry
12/14/18 Xmas Party Selwyn Samuel
TBA: 300 match, 7s, Origin Cup 3rd leg

and a final thank you to Chip & Jamie for donating kit to the club - much appreciated

Updated 16:18 - 27 Jan 2018 by Gwilym Lewis

Where next?

AGM report A quick rundown from the AGM
News Round up January 2018 Dai Ed Funeral details-Disco TONIGHT-Swansea Gladiators Sunday (home)-Spreading the Word-Curry Night Coming

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